82-year-old pedestrian struck and killed on Midway Drive in Escondido, California
An 82-year-old Escondido man was fatally struck by a car, with police saying Tuesday rainy weather may have contributed to the pedestrian being hit.
The pedestrian was struck at 6:49 p.m. Monday on Midway Drive north of Valley Parkway, Escondido police Lt. Scott Walters said.
The preliminary investigation indicated a silver Kia Optima was driving north on Midway Drive and struck a pedestrian who was crossing east on Midway Drive between Valley Parkway and Washington Avenue. The male driver of the Kia has been identified as a 36-year-old Escondido resident and the male pedestrian was an 82-year-old Escondido resident. Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this collision, however weather may have played a role.